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Zhao Jianzhi, Lu Jiahuan, March, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The comparison between nonprofit and for-profit organizations has been a lingering question for scholars and practitioners. This research explores employee wage differentials across sectors using a national sample of child care workforce. After…

Matthew Rebecca A., Bransburg Vanessa, February, 2017
Other
Peer Reviewed
How and in what ways might we respond to the mounting "care deficit," such that the dignity and well-being of both recipient and care provider are prioritized? This article takes up such a question by making use of feminist theories of care to…
King Elizabeth K., Pierro Rebekah C., Li Jiayao, Porterfield Mary Lee, Rucker Lia, November, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined differences in classroom quality, assessed by the Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale-Revised (ITERS-R), in 287 infant and 479 toddler classrooms. Classroom quality was compared across classroom age group (infant compared to…
Alvarez Kristine, Epps Alex, Montoya Sonia, July, 2015
Reports & Papers
In 2013, NFF embarked on a multi-pronged study of 147 ECE providers to assess the financial challenges of operating high-quality ECE programs. In this report, NFF highlights the key financial, business, and systemic barriers to delivering high-…
Alvarez Kristine, Epps Alex, Montoya Sonia, July, 2015
Executive Summary
In 2013, NFF embarked on a multi-pronged study of 147 ECE providers to assess the financial challenges of operating high-quality ECE programs. In this report, NFF highlights the key financial, business, and systemic barriers to delivering high-…
Walker Karen E., Grossman Jean Baldwin, Andrews Kristine, Carrington Nicholas, Rojas Angela, February, 2015
Reports & Papers
Nonprofit organizations, which deliver many of the social services Americans receive, often face financial management challenges that affect the quality of their services. First, they face complex public and private funding environments that impose…
Walker Karen E., Grossman Jean Baldwin, Andrews Kristine, Carrington Nicholas, Rojas Angela, February, 2015
Executive Summary
Nonprofit organizations, which deliver many of the social services Americans receive, often face financial management challenges that affect the quality of their services. First, they face complex public and private funding environments that impose…
Penn Helen, December, 2014
Other
Peer Reviewed
This article is based on work undertaken for the European Commission (EC) as part of a wider project on what is termed 'social services of general interest'. The EC is currently engaged in considering what kind of legislative and quality assurance…
Owens Mark F., Rennhoff Adam D., November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We study the market for child care services, with a special focus on examining competition between for- and nonprofits. We estimate a two-stage oligopoly model of product differentiation. The first stage estimates a model of endogenous market…
CFAR, October, 2014
Other
CFAR, a management consulting firm with experience helping foundations increase their impact, was asked to provide a review of the abbreviated program including some insights on how to extend the impact. This report reviews the abbreviated SFM…
Cantin Gilles, Plante Isabelle, Coutu Sylvain, Brunson Liesette, October, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of parent and caregiver perceptions of their mutual relationships, and a study of the possible moderating roles of center type, child age, caregiver experience, parent experience, and caregiver teamwork, based on a sample of 166 parent-…
Grindal Todd, June, 2012
Other
An examination of the role of for-profit providers in the early care and education system in the United States
Grindal Todd, June, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of the role of for-profit providers in the early care and education system in the United States
Dragomir Gerald, 22 May, 2012
Other
An examination of the commercial viability of for-profit child care chains in Canada, based on a critical analysis of the operating model of a publicly-traded Canadian child care company
Amirkhanyan Anna A., Kim Hyun Joon, Lambright Kristina T., May, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between the development of collaborative relationships between contractors and government agencies and contract characteristics, contractor traits, and environmental factors, based on data from the Partnership Impact…